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Government Debt Management: New trends and challenges

Edited By Mike Williams

Overview

Government Debt Management is a compilation of practical guidance and advice for public debt managers, written by practitioners and experts from around the world. It addresses the key strategic and organisational challenges in the field, providing insight into how the debt management function can be performed more effectively.


A Central Banking Publications book

Publish date: 28 Aug 2009

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Book description

Government Debt Management is a compilation of practical guidance and advice for public debt managers, written by practitioners and experts from around the world. It addresses the key strategic and organisational challenges in the field, providing insight into how the debt management function can be performed more effectively.

Key topics covered include:

  • The scope of responsibilities;
  • The debate about independence;
  • Measuring performance;
  • Emerging best practice;
  • Effective communication and marketing;
  • Interaction with the private sector;
  • Challenges and issues specific to developing economies; and
  • Innovations in bond contracts.

Debt strategy plays an important part in the development of the domestic financial system. Understanding how debt managers operate and issues they are facing is therefore crucial for anyone with a stake in the smooth functioning of money and capital markets.

Book details

ISBN
9781902182452
Publish date
28 Aug 2009
Format
Paperback
Size
155mm x 235mm

Editor biography

Mike Williams

Mike Williams is an independent consultant offering advice and consultancy to governments and related agencies on government debt management and government cash management, including strategy and domestic market development, institutional capacity building, risk management and governance. He was the first chief executive of the UK Debt Management Office – establishing the office in 1998, expanding its responsibilities and building its profile domestically and internationally over the subsequent five years. Prior to that he worked for nearly 25 years in the UK Treasury on economic policy. Since leaving the DMO in early 2003, he has worked as an independent consultant with the World Bank, IMF and others, notably in Eastern and Southern Europe, in Latin America, and in China.

Table of contents

Foreword
Graeme Wheeler (then Treasurer, World Bank)

Strategy and Risk Management
Strategic objectives
Fred Jensen (formerly World Bank)

Risk management
(Hans Blommestein) (OECD Working Group on Debt Management)

Managing sovereign assets and liabilities
Hugo Frey Jensen and Lisbeth Zacho (National Bank of Denmark)

Links to monetary policy and central bank operations
Richard Bately (Schroders) and Moyeen Islam (Barclays Capital)

Governance and organisation
Best practices
Ian Storkey (Debt Management Consultant)

The debate about independence
Phillip Anderson (World Bank)

The scope of responsibilities
Mike Williamsm (Debt Management Consultant)

Emerging markets
Colin Seelig (Crown Agents)

IT systems for debt management
Mike Goddard (New Zealand Debt Management Office)

Policy challenges
Performance measures
Greg Horman (New Zealand Debt Management Office)

Contingent liabilities
Elizabeth Currie and Jorge Cardona (World Bank)

Foreign issuance structures and practices
Brian Olden (International Monetary Fund)

Innovations in debt contracts and restructuring
Robert Gray (HSBC) and Andrew Yianni (Clifford Chance)

Financial market interaction
The structure of debt markets
Allison Holland (International Monetary Fund)

The financial system and debt management
Adrian Bell and Henrietta Podd (RBC Capital Markets)

Interaction with the private sector
Euan Harkness (Barclays Capital)

Effective communication and marketing for DM offices
Val Jeal (New Zealand Debt Management Office)

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